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Change Admin Email


This plugin restores the functionality as it was before version 4.9. This may be required on sites without email access, or for testing purposes. i.e. on localhost.


Once activated, you can change the admin email by going to “Settings” >> “General”.


Clone or copy the file into your plugins directory, then activate the plugin from the admin menu. No other settings required.


21. juuli 2021
I inherited an old site and couldn't remove the original admin. So thankful this plugin exists!
8. juuli 2021
Stop fumbling with password, and trying to get an email to come that never will. Use this plugin and it will be fixed in seconds. It worked for me and I would highly recommend it to anyone.
3. juuli 2021
It was a litte bit difficult, that a pending email should first be cancelled. But after this, it simply worked.
8. juuni 2021
An awesome plugin for changing the admin email address from WP-Admin. Tried everything but only this tool worked.
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